Tuesday, November 10, 2015

13th Asian Shooting Championships

10m air pistol junior women’s event: Shri Nivetha of India won a gold medal with a score of 195.8. She defeated Shinemurun Nyamdorj of Mongolia (195.4) and Heesun Kim of Korea (174.4) who have won the silver and bronze medals respectively.
10M air pistol uouth women’s team event: Indian trio of Harshada Nithave (374), Nayani Bharadwaj (374) and Malaika Goel (365) won the gold medal in this team event. Mongoloia won the silver medal and South Korea won the bronze medal.
 25m pistol men’s junior event: Shivam Shukla of India won gold medal by shooting a score of 576. Jungwoo Park (575) and Jaekyoon Lee (572) both from South Korea claimed the silver and bronze medals respectively.
Junior skeet men’s competition: Angad Bajwa of India won the individual gold medal.
 In the team event of this category, Angad Bajwa (121), Anant Naruka (112) and Arjun Mann (114) shot a total score of 347 winning team gold medal.

13th Asian Shooting Championship

Heena Sidhu

Ace Indian shooter, Heena Sidhu has won Gold medal in 10 metre Air Pistol event in women’s category at 13th Asian Shooting Championships held in Kuwait. In the final match, Heena shot 198.2 score to defeat Gundegma Otreyad of Mongolia who shot 198 winning Silver medal. Jangmi Kim of South Korea won the bronze with a score of 176.2.

global growth forecast

A further sharp downturn in emerging market economies and world trade has weakened global growth to around 2.9 percent this year – well below its long-term average – and is a source of uncertainty for near-term prospects, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).In its latest twice-yearly Economic Outlook, the OECD projected a gradual strengthening of global growth in 2016 and 2017 to 3.3 percent and 3.6 percent, respectively, but said any pick-up would require a smooth rebalancing of activity in China and more investment in advanced economies.


Indian Army’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC) on 9 November 2015 successfully test-fired surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile. The nuclear capable missile was test-fired from the Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast.SFC is entrusted with the task of handling strategic weapons of the country. It is 20 meters in length weighs 17 tonnes and carries a pay load of one tone. With light weight, the missile has two stages of solid propulsion and a payload with re-entry heat shield.
 It was developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). It is the fourth missile in the series of Agni missiles. It was earlier known as Agni-II prime.

ICC chairman

BCCI president Shashank Manohar is set to replace N Srinivasan for the remainder of the latter's term as ICC chairman. Manohar will occupy the position till end of June next year. The BCCI also appointed former ICC president Sharad Pawar as the second nominee to attend ICC meetings in case Manohar was unavailable.The decision to remove Srinivasan was taken at the BCCI’s 86th Annual General Meeting , virtually signalling the end of his hold on Indian cricket.

Most Powerful Woman In Indian Business

Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson of country's largest bank SBI, remains the most powerful woman in the Indian business sector. ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar and Shikha Sharma of Axis Bank follow Bhattacharya at the second and third place, respectively.Besides, HPCL Chairperson and Managing Director (MD) Nishi Vasudeva has bagged the fourth position, while AZB & Partners Co-Founder Zia Mody and Aruna Jayanthi Chief Executive of Capgemini India shared the fifth rank.

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